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Favorite Summer Dress Finds

Wedding Wednesday

June 26, 2019

If you don’t know this already, my favorite thing to wear are dresses! I love them…they’re so comfy, so summery, and they look so nice with hardly any effort! I wear them almost everywhere, and I wear them more than I do jeans. With a dress, I can throw any outfit together in 10 seconds! I’ve spent too many hours scouring the internet for the best places to find dresses, and today, I’ve gathered a list of my favorites for you! I absolutely love when my brides bring a beautiful maxi dress of some sort to their engagement session because I know that I can easily make magic happen with those kinds of dresses! They make photos look so soft, so romantic, so classy, and soooooo dreamy. I’ve already blogged about what to wear to your engagement session, and I’ve also shared a post with my favorite places to find bridesmaid dresses! But I think this will be just as helpful as those because finding the perfect engagement session dress is harder than you’d think! There’s so many options and so many places to look, so I’ve made it easier for you! When I’m shooting weddings, I love wearing midi or maxi dresses with short sleeves because I am able to move freely in them, they aren’t hot, and I can still be modest and professional! I’ve made a list of some of my favorite shops, and I’ve also included links to three dresses from each one to give you an idea of what style of dresses they have!

1. Neesee’s Dresses

The Stephanie | The Samara | The Haven

I just purchased the Haven dress, and I’m in love with it!


2. Sign Here Clothing

Faux Wrap Maxi Dress | The Mallory | The Hailey


3. Roolee

Daltrey Denim Dress | The Kassi Darnee Dress | Cherie Textured MOM Dress

(Roolee has some cute nursing-friendly dresses as well!)


4. Morning Lavender

Emma Maxi Dress | Fleur Lace Midi Dress | Rhea Embroidered Maxi Dress

Cassidy Maxi Dress – this dress is also one of my favorites from them, and I wore it for our engagement portraits last summer with Seneca Epley!

5. Called to Surf

Galway Wrap Maxi Dress | Alta Vista Dress | Palermo Pleated Dress

6. Lulus

Off-the-Shoulder Wrap Maxi Dress | White Embroidered Maxi Dress | Crescendo Wrap Maxi Dress



Blaise Dress | Fresna Dress | Plymouth Dress


8. Piper & Scoot

The Raymond Dress | The Gleam Floral Flutter Sleeve Dress | The Timberlake Maxi Dress


9. Livy & Kate

Cambria Dress | Madison Dress | Gracelyn Swiss Dot Dress


10. Shabby Apple

Blue Polka Dress | Julia Maxi Dress | Pretty in Pink


11. One Loved Babe

Dakota Patchwork Dress | Lovell Striped Dress | Albany Dress


12. Vici

Puff Sleeve Maxi Dress | Lace Maxi Dress | Pocketed Tiered Maxi Dress

There are hundreds more dresses I wanted to share with you, but I hope this tiny glimpse into some of my favorite dress boutiques helps a little bit!

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